Definition of black letter
: a heavy angular condensed typeface used especially by the earliest European printers and based on handwriting used chiefly in the 13th to 15th centuries; also : this style of handwriting
First Known Use of black letter
Rhymes with black letter
abettor, air letter, bed wetter, begetter, block letter, bonesetter, chain letter, day letter, dead letter, enfetter, fan letter, forgetter, four-letter, gillnetter, go-getter, jet-setter, Ledbetter, newsletter, night letter, pacesetter, pinsetter, red-letter, regretter, trendsetter, typesetter, unfetter, upsetter, vignetter
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